Individuals interesting in becoming a farmers market vendor are encouraged to attend a free new vendor orientation session at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the farmers market kitchen.
The 45-minute informational workshop will include a tour of the market, overview of guidelines and fees, as well as a question and answer session. Anyone with locally grown fruits or vegetables, baked goods, canned products, or handmade crafts are invited to attend. Everyone who attends will receive a voucher for a free, one-day vendor space at the market (limited to one per family or farm/business).
Volunteer opportunities are available on Saturdays throughout the market season to assist patrons with t-shirt and promotional purchases, informational booth, and special events. Individuals interested in becoming a farmers market volunteer are encouraged to attend a free new volunteer orientation session at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the farmers market kitchen.
The Columbus County Farmers Community Market is located at 132 Government Complex Road in Whiteville, near the Department of Social Services. Normal hours of operation are Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. from May through December.
For more information, and a copy of the 2021 vendor application and policies, visit www.columbuscountyfarmersmarket.com.